Question Questions on my first build

NadeMagnet69

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Not sure if this is the right subforum to be posting this but here goes. My last few parts will be in for my first build in a week and I want to cover all my bases while I wait.
Case: Corsair 750D Airflow Edition
CPU: I7 10700k
Motherboard: Asrock Z490 Taichi
Ram: Crucial Ballistix 3600 MHZ DDR4 DRAM 2X16GB
SSD/HDD: (will have the OC) XPG SX8200 Pro 2TB 3D NAND NVMe Gen3x4 PCIe M.2 2280
Samsung SSD 860 EVO 1TB
GPU: Geforce RTX 2600 Super
PSU: Corsair RMX Series 850W ATX12V 2.4/EPS12V 2.92 80 Plus Gold
OS: Win 10
AIO: Arctic Liquid Freezer II 240

  1. Am I correct that the Asrock Z490 MOBO is their latest? So I shouldn't have any drivers/utilities/bios to update? I can't find any new ones anyways on Asrock's support site.
  2. I now know how to connect everything to physically build this PC. (Big thanks to Tomshardware user vMax on helping me with fan/AIO connection locations) But I'm worried there are some things I still need to know on the BIOS/UEFI side. Such as
http://forum.asrock.com/forum_posts.asp?TID=1236&title=how-to-install-windows-on-a-pcie-ssd
Is there any other tidbits like that that need to be changed in the default BIOS to get this build up and running? I know not to plug in my Samsung SSD until I install windows. I wanted to double check with you experts if there is anything other advice for a first time newb builder aside from watching out for static. Got a static wristband coming too.
Thanks
 
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